Language is Power

  • Sih Yu Chen Found
Printed panels featuring pairs of opposing words and phrases in several languages including Traditional Mandarin Chinese, Norwegian, Hindi, Thai and Korean. The panels will be mounted onto an oversized bookshaped doorway structure. Visitors are invited to select one phrase from each language and post their vote for the word or phrase they find most comforting based solely on the visual appearance.
Mid-August to end-September
Lobby (Car Park Entrance)
A multilingual participatory installation as social experiment.
About the Artist:
Sih Yu Chen Found is a prize-winning Footwear Design who trained and received a Masters Degree from De Montfort University. Currently living in Kent and as a new mother her current practice builds upon sociological reasoning through delicate and sensitive creative approaches to cross-cultural understanding.